Rachel Gogel of The New York Times, Amory Wooden of Squarespace & Ariel Adkins of Twitter

Women @ Squarespace x Damsels in Design

Damsels in Design brings together successful creatives whose responsibilities in design range from rolling out global campaigns to designing branded websites. This event showcases their unique step-by-step creative process from concept to completion in a rapid-fire format. Join us for an evening of inspiration, connection, and storytelling hosted by Squarespace.

Rachel Gogel

Rachel Gogel, who spends her days as the Creative Director of The New York Times' first-ever content marketing agency T Brand Studio, has always had a passion for independent filmmaking, art history and travel.

Prior to The Times, she worked at GQ Magazine, Travel + Leisure Magazine and Diane von Furstenberg. Her client list also includes Mashable, USA Network, Sundance Channel, Peter Som, Harvard University, Hachette Book Group, Svilu, Calder Foundation, and documentaries Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, The 100 Years Show and Indian Point. She was featured in this year's Forbes 30 under 30 issue in the Media category, recently walked in Carrie Hammer's "Role Models Not Runway Models" SS16 New York Fashion Show, and her work has been featured in Print's Regional Design Annual. Born and raised in Paris, France, Gogel has a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. When not at the office, Gogel teaches at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), participates in speaking engagements, loves being an SPD board member and runs her own networking e-newsletter for creative jobseekers.

Amory Wooden

As the Director of Brand Marketing at Squarespace, Amory leads the brand marketing strategy across all creative channels including advertising, social, events, and customer-focused programs.

Prior to Squarespace, Amory worked at a number of agencies including Big Spaceship, Mother and 50,000Feet. Throughout Amory's career, she has worked to build brands and brand experiences across tech, retail, hospitality, CPG, automotive, luxury and spirits. With experience grown from agencies across brand strategy, advertising, digital, design and PR, Amory has partnered with clients and cross-disciplinary teams to make amazing work and help brands grow. Amory lives in Brooklyn with her husband, twin babies and beloved (yet often neglected) bulldog, Otis.

Ariel Adkins

“One should either be a work of Art, or wear a work of Art.”  This quote describes Ariel Maile Adkins’ pursuit as a Cultural Liaison for Twitter and as Founder of Artfully Awear, a personal style blog and series of workshops geared at dovetailing art and fashion.  

As a part of the Twitter team in NYC, she established relationships between the platform and a growing number of art museums and organizations, as well as helping to build and maintain a corporate art collection.  In previous roles in the gallery and non-profit art world, she curated a network of inspiration which fuels her artistic obsession.  She is currently on the Board of Experts for X Contemporary, a new art fair launching in Miami in December 2015.  Follow her masterpiece at artfullyawear.com and @artfullyawear